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clarksville tennessee. "action news" spoke to gaby's mother minutes after she was notified of that arrest. >> it was good there they got them but nothing's going to change the fact that my daughter is gone and i have a loss. >> earlier this month police arrested and charged brown's mother and girlfriend for allegedly providing false alibis and hindering the investigation. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes will have more from gaby's mother coming up tonight at 6:00. >> also developing right now police in delaware county are still searching for a killer after a woman was found with her throat slashed on the front porch of her friend's house. >> officials thought they had a person of interest in mind. well now the investigation is focusing on someone else. the victim was found on the 600 block of bailey road in yeadon around 3 o'clock yesterday morning. >> "action news" reporter chad pradelli live at the yeadon police department with more on this investigation for us. good evening, chad. >> reporter: hey, monica. police have cleared mark epps in this case. now they released surveillance video of another man they
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believe to be involved but now they need a name. yeadon police are now calling this man a person of interest in the killing of natasha gibson. this is surveillance video taken from a beer store at 59th and runny cath flynn philadelphia. the time stamp says 12:34 a.m. on thursday and detectives believe gibson had her throat slashed about an hour earlier. police say the killer likely cut himself and the blood trail from the crime scene led them to the store. it is a 1.8-mile walk and sources say surveillance cameras traced the alleged killer's movements. detectives also found the suspected murder weapon a steak knife in a storm drain along the route. gibson's bodies was found in the 600 block of bailey road around 3 a.m. yesterday. a friend became concerned when she didn't show up. he'd find her body on his front porch. neighbor joan holiday heard a commotion butter didn't think much of it. >> it's really scary so, i don't know, you just have to
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be careful wherever you go now. >> reporter: police initially called gibson's boyfriend mark epps a person of interest but cleared him after a lengthy interview. now police are hoping someone recognizes this man. his face is not clear but detectives want you to take a close look at his clothing. and if you know who that man is, you can call yeadon police or you can call the delaware county criminal investigations division. they are looking for tips. they are trying to get a name of that individual so anyone with information can urged to call. i'm live in yeadon, chad pradelli channel6 "action news." >> thank you chad. well, getting our first look at the deadly police-involved shooting in charlotte north carolina that sparked several days of protests there. this video shows the moments before and after keith lamont scott was shot. in fact you can hear his wife pleading with police not to shoot him. officials say there is both body cam and dashcam footage of the shooting but they will not release it until the investigation is complete. >> reporter:. much more on today's
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development there is charlotte coming up at 5:30. >> in oklahoma, dashcam and aerial footage of a deadly police involved shooting in tulsa is raising serious questions about the city's police force there. this morning the officer who fired the deadly shot turned herself in. she now faces manslaughter charges. abc's stephanie ramos has been following the story from washington. she's live now with more on the fallout. stephanie. >> reporter: rick, terrence crutcher's family believe his death was racially motivated. they say their pleas;, pleased the officer who shot terrence will face criminal charges but also understand that nothing will bring terrence back. today the tulsa community family gathering to honor 40-year-old terrence crutcher. >> terrence crutcher believed in the power of education to transform his life. >> reporter: crutcher was shot to death one week ago today. killed by officer betty shelby who was charged thursday with first degree manslaughter.
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this morning shelby who had been on the force for five years was booked into a tulsa county jail then released on a $50,000 bond. >> i determined that the filing of the felony crime of manslaughter in the first degree against tulsa police officer betsy shelby is warranted. >> reporter: it all started friday night. officer shelby came across crutcher whose suv had stalled in the street. shelby's lawyer says she feared crutcher was armed and high on narcotics or pcp. >> i've got a suspect won't show me his hands. >> reporter: aerial footage you can see crutcher's hands are up as he walked away. >> he's got his hands up there for her now. >> reporter: shelby fires that fatal shot when she says he reached inside his car. attorneys for crutcher's family say no way. >> the window was up so how could he he be reaching into the car if the window is up and there is blood on the glass? >> reporter: tulsa police say crutcher did not have a weapon on him or his suv. prosecutors adding there shelby acted unreasonably by escalating the situation.
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officer shelby lab placed on administrative leave with pay. in washington, stephanie ramos channel6 "action news." >> rick and monica. >> all right, stephanie, thank you. turning to politics now in a stunning announcement from texas senator ted cruz tonight. less than two hours ago cruz posted on his facebook page that he will vote for republican candidate donald trump in november. trump and cruz were bitter enemies during the republican primary earlier this year. cruz refused to endorse trump at the rnc in july. in a statement this afternoon trump said he was greatly honored by cruz's endorsement. >> now this comes just days before the first faceoff between trump and democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton. the two will square off in a nationally televised debate on hofstra university's campus in new york state monday night. both clinton and trump are preparing for what could be a record breaking television audience that night. clinton has been off the campaign trail most of the
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week. her campaign tells abc news she has been immersing herself dale in briefing materials and engaging in mock debates with someone playing trump. according to trump's team, he has been watching old debate footage but his preparation sessions are more relaxed. our own brian taff and sharrie williams will head to hofstra university for monday's debate. live reports from them start sunday night. the debate itself begins right here on 6abc at 9 p.m. monday. >> a familiar face joins senator pat toomey he at a campaign stop today in delaware county. senator john mccain talked to supporters this morning at the v.f.w. post 928 in folsom. he focused on toomey's record in helping to get legislation passed that benefits the nation's veterans. mccain also called toomey a work horse who gets things done in the senate. meanwhile toomey's rival katie mcginty spent her day in western pennsylvania. she spoke at pittsburgh city hall today to demand that pat toomey stop attacking wall street's watchdog in light of
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the wells fargo scandal. polls show mcginty and toomey he in a close race heading into november. >> turning to accuweather on this friday the calendar may say fall but it still feels like summer out there. sky6 hd looking live at the center city skyline for you, highs reaching into the upper 80's today but a wave of cooler air is moving in tomorrow ushering in a more seasonable feel for our area. meteorologist cecily tynan live outside with a look at that forecast. >> hi monica. this could be the last day this warm until next year and really it's been unseasonably warm all week long. on tuesday the temperature 6 degrees above normal, wednesday 10 above, thursday 11 above and today so far 13 degrees above the normal high of 75 degrees, so, yes, this is the first full day of fall but it certainly still feels like summer. but if you look at temperatures across the northeast, philadelphia is 88 but syracuse it's only 60 degrees and burlington vermont it's 58 degrees. it's 30 degrees cooler than here and there's a back door
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front that will be moving through tonight and what that will do is bring us that cooler air. satellite6 along with action radar showing unfortunately it's moisture starved. this will bring us clouds overnight so no rain but this will usher in the more seasonable air mass for the first weekend of fall. future tracker showing saturday afternoon instead of temperatures in the upper 80's only in the mid 70's and sunday morning if you're getting up early, rick, maybe to go for a run, well bear in mind it will be 55 degrees in philadelphia. many of the suburbs will start the day with temperatures in the 40's. i'll let you know just how long that cool air sticks around and tracks a chance of some rain on the way finally in the accuweather forecast. rick. >> just throw on my running gear i'll be ready. >> put on some sweats. >> there you go. thank you cecily. morning goalian president received a warm welcome in philadelphia. philadelphia mayor jim kenney and governor tom wolf officially welcomed him to the city of brotherly love with a formal ceremony at city hall. during the day long visit he has been meeting with the
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president of the philadelphia orchestra to discuss his planned trip to mongolia for two concerts next summer. >> nice. time check the traffic scene on friday night. >> matt pelman in the "action news" traffic center. t.g.i.f. matt. >> how long were you working on that name. >> i'm still working on it. >> pretty impressive. >> you nailed it. >> you d here in south philadelphia rick and monica it's an accident along 26th street southbound side coming away from the schuylkill expressway. few vehicles involved. the accident is taking out the right lane so if you're trying to get to the platt bridge, airport have i yacht platt bridge this is going to be in your way. the delays from this are spilling back onto the schuylkill itself, schuylkill eastbound so you might want to keep going on the schuylkill to broad street and then run broad down neiffer instead of trying to use 26th street this afternoon. we'll keep tabs on that. we're watching a disabled vehicle for poconos bound travelers this afternoon. it's on the northeast extension 476 northbound approaching lansdale. just 16 miles per hour because the left lane is blocked.
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you might want to think about coming up 309. our crash on 309 southbound near perkasie luckily that's cleared out of the way. and the crash that we had earlier here on 202 just south of west chester is gone. still a little bit sluggish here by matlack street and westtown road. not unbearable though. a little bit farther south in northern delaware watch out for a wreck just off 202 the concord pike along silver side road. we'll check it again rick and monica in the next half hour. >> see you then. >> thanks matt. >> much more still ahead on "action "action news" at 5:00 tonight. major opening today for the city of camden. we'll take you inside the sixers new training facility that's the largest of its kinds in there nba. >> plus, new details in the breakup of brad pitt and angelina jolie. why the fbi is now looking into brad's past and his relationship with his children when "action news" returns tonight.
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>> ♪ >> breaking news right now out of houston texas. take a look at our chopper picture. a school bus at the top of your screen laying on its side went off the road, three students have been injured and many others are still trapped. you see firefighters, police and emergency personnel there trying to remedy the situation get the children out rush them to the emergency room to assess their injuries. we are told that the three who are injured are nonlife-threatening but they don't know the conditions of
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the others who are still trapped in there. it happened just a few moments ago. our sister station ktra reporting it's bohemian hall road if you know the houston texas area. dramatic picture, a school bus laying down in a ditch there off the road on its side children still trapped inside and rescuers are trying to do their best to get them out of there and get them some help. camden leaders are welcoming another new business to the city's waterfront tonight. the philadelphia 76ers cut a ribbon on their brand new training facility this morning on south front street. the 125,000 square foot training complex is the largest in the nba. it is designed to foster team building and unity communication innovation and of course the spirit of competition. >> today is the culmination of years of research, design and construction to develop a training complex that stands as the best we think in all of professional sports. >> the basketball operation facility has two nba regulation sized basketball
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courts a 2800 square foot player locker room and a state of the art hydro therapy area. >> an event today in wilmington delaware aimed to honor those in recovery from addiction. the fifth annual recovery month rally took place at the rick van story resource center on second straight. the event featured speakers food and games. those recovering drug addiction alcohol addiction and me mental health disorders were able to share their stories with each other and offer support. >> the fbi is now looking into an incident between actor brad pitt and one of his children. actress angelina jolie filed for divorce from pitt on monday. sources from inside her camp are citing differences in parenting styles as a reason for the split. pitt reportedly had an incident with one of the couple's children on their private plane the day before the couple separated. the fbi says it is now gathering facts and will soon decide if an investigation needs to be launched. >> marriott international has officially closed on its
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$13 billion deal to buy starwood hotels and resorts. in all, 30 hotel brands including courtyard ritz-carlton sheraton weston will now fall under the marriott umbrella. that makes marriott the largest hotel chain in the world by the way owning more than one out of every 15 hotel rooms around the globe. mcdonald's is considering adding another item to its all-day breakfast menu. happy meals. on monday, the company will start testing breakfast happy meals in oklahoma. the happy meals would come with either two mcgriddle cakes or an egg and cheese mcmuffin without canadian bacon or butter. it also comes with apple yogurt or hash browns. it would be the first new entree for the happy meal in more than sick decades. >> the return of shark tank. >> beer is off. we know beer tastes best fresh from the tap. >> after all that's how
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>> it is fitness friday and this evening we meet a local woman who turned her life around after surgery and helped her lose weight and overcome diabetes. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman is at the big board with her story. >> making the decision to have bariatric or weight loss surgery isn't an easy one but for jennifer geiger she says the risks of not doing it were too great. now she feels like a new healthy person. inside jude ken ko karate jennifer is learning something
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he's wanted to try for years. she's also taken up belly dancing. >> a bunch of women who are so supportive. >> in the last six months jennifer has lost 80 pounds and 80 percent of her excess body weight. here she is before her transformation. she tells me she's always struggled with her weight and battled high pressure high cholesterol and diabetes. >> we never really got it controlled. we got it better but we never got it controlled. i was never any normal range. >> when a doctor told her her life was at risk, she looked into weight loss surgery. bariatric surgeon dr. david greenbaum of virtua who came to watch jennifer at the dojo suggested surgery that's a combination of a gastric sleeve and gastric bypass surgery it makes the stomach smaller and food bypasses some of the intestines so your body absorbs less. he says it is riskier than other procedures but the weight loss is better and its effect on diabetes and other medical problems is also
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better. which helps pave the way for sustained success. >> this is the incredible thing about weight loss surgery in general is that we see not only improved health but we see transformations of people. >> reporter: jennifer has vowed to eat healthy and stay active. her blood pressure and cholesterol are now normal and she no longer has diabetes. >> relief. i think that's an understatement. it's freedom. >> ♪ >> reporter: and patients who have the duodenal switch have to particular site prince to make sure they're getting all the necessary nutrients. also a we said it is a riskier procedure but dr. greenbaum says overall the surgeries have become safer and jen never is working hard trying to advance to yellow knelt karate. rick and monica. >> good for her. thank you. >> flies story. >> let's take you live outside sky6 showing you atlantic city and accuweather with the forecast. i think it's going switch to fall this week officially when we come right back.
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>> time now for accuweather at the "action news" big board. >> meteorologist cecily tynan has your friday evening forecast on this first weekend of fall. boy, that's a lot of alliteration. >> fine friday forecast for first weekend of fall. exactly. there we go. that's all i've got. i'm done now. sky6 taking a look at
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philadelphia international airport and we have loads of sunshine out there. gorgeous day but definitely on the warm side. not feeling all like the first full day of fall. 88 degrees in philadelphia. that's 13 degrees above normal. allentown 87. wilmington 88. millville 84. you really have to get right along the beaches to get that cooler air. cape may currently 76. but satellite6 along with action radar showing the system that will bring us the autumnal air right in time for the weekend is this cold front. it's stretched across new york state. the moisture associated with it would pretty much evaporating so this likely will come through dry late tonight and what that will do, is kind of open the air for canadian air mass to roll in and that will cause temperatures to drop as we head through the weekend. tonight, though, friday night football games should be just beautiful. mostly clear very comfortable. kickoff temperatures around 75 degrees by the fourth quarter dropping down to 70 and as we head through the night, the clouds will be rolling in, could have a spotty shower well northern
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suburbs. most areas though rain free. pretty comfortable night. 65 in philadelphia, allentown 61, wilmington 63 and cape may 67 degrees. by sunday morning, temperatures in many suburbs will be in the 40's. so, getting much cooler. future tracker showing tomorrow morning you wake up, it's cloudy. temperatures are in the 60's but the clouds will be clearing out by the afternoon. it will be seasonable with temperatures around 75 in philadelphia, allentown 72, wilmington 75. so really a very enjoyable saturday afternoon. it gets even cooler on sunday. tropical storm karl has strengthened. maximum sustained winds 60 miles an hour. only 165 miles south of bermuda. looks like it will be kind of sideswiping the island three to 5-inches of rain expected and once it gets past that's when it likely will become a category one hurricane. that's when it's going to be heading out to sea. so back at home the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow we wake up with clouds sunshine
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by the afternoon great weather for the temple homecoming game, 75, 76 degrees. sunday we drop down to 72 degrees. sunday and monday morning many of the suburbs into the 40's. monday afternoon it clouds up, 74 degrees. tuesday our next chance of some showers. we need the rain. hopefully we'll get some. 74 degrees. lined that system wednesday clouds with sun 73. lined that thursday and friday next week will be gorgeous. adam will talk about that in the accuweather seven-day forecast. pretty nice weekend but definitely feeling like fall. >> thank you cecily. >> thanks cecily. >> much more "action news" when he we take a break and come right back. >> okay.
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>> ♪ >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> and hello again. here's what's happening on "action news" tonight at 5:30. new video released of the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of an african-american man in charlotte north carolina. you can hear the man's wife as she approaches that scene. plus a family pleads for help after a woman walks off with their dog and the entire thing is caught on camera. carson wentz and the eagles look to extends their winning streak this sunday as they take on what could be their toughest opponent yet. >> now the details.
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video was shot by keith lamont scott's wife as she was approaching the scene. police were surrounding her husband's vehicle and she he could be heard pleading with them not to shoot. we get the latest from abc's heather wilega. >> reporter: the shooting of keith lamont scott has shaken the city of charlotte. protestors continue to demand the release of police videos and a state of emergency still remains in effect. >> don't shoot him. don't shoot him. he has no weapon. >> reporter: this dramatic cell phone video capturing the moments just before and after the shooting death of keith lamont scott. by police in charlotte north carolina. the person who shot the video and whose voice you hear he is that of scott's wife. pleading with officers not to shoot her husband. then this gunfire. [gunfire] >> reporter: did you shoot him? did you shoot him. >> the charlotte mayor and police say they have body cam and dashcam video of the shooting. but say they won't release the videos until the investigation is complete.
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>> the intent is to get it out and release it in a package so that it can be consumed and fully understood. >> reporter: chief putney says scott had a gun and that the object seen by this feet in this still photo is that weapon but in a video released by the family that object is not seen. keith scott's family has seen some of the police videos and are calling on them to be released to the public. demonstrators agree and filled the streets of charlotte for a third flight in a row demanding transparency. the protests peaceful this time. some even thanking the national guard. earlier this week one protestor justin carr died in a shooting. police today announced an arrest in his death. >> our violent criminal apprehension team, c cat just app left-handed raekwon borum. >> reporter: police have not released any more details on that arrest n charlotte heather walega channel6 "action news. >> we have developing news from washington right now where president obama has vetoed a bill that would allow
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families of 9/11 victims to sue the saudi government. that decision is setting the stage for a contentious show down with congress. the president says the bill would remove the doctrine of sovereign immunity which holds that one country he cannot be sued in another country's courts. but congress likely has the two-thirds majority needed to override his vote tomorrow. it would be obama's first ever veto override and if made into law the legislation will allow victims of terrorism to sue foreign governments for damages. transcripts of flynn 11 calls between post nightclub omar gunman omar mateen and dispatchers have been released. three calls took place over a period of 50 minutes. the first call was made in the nightclub's bathroom with several hostages there. mateen identified himself then said "i want to let you know i'm in orlando and i did the shooting." he then said "i pledge allegiance to and you hear an unidentifiable name on behalf of the islamic state. during the second callly
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dispatcher asked if anyone was hurt and mateen said that's none of your business. mateen hung up during the third call after a negotiator told him to come outside with no weapons. the june 12 shooting claimed 49 lives and seriously injured 53 others. >> a woman was killed and a man injured in a crash this morning in burlington county. happened around 2:30 a.m. at west front street in woodlawn avenue in florence township. the two were pinned inside the vehicle and had to be extricated. the road had to be closed for several hours while police investigated. still not known though exactly how the crash happened. >> a philadelphia family is issuing a plea tonight for help after somebody took their dog. it happened wednesday night outside this rite-aid in the 65 lunn block of castor avenue in mayfair. andrew collins was walking his three-year-old pitbull named joey when he decided to go into the store to get his dog some water. he tied joey's leash to a pole outside but when he got out of the store joey was gone. >> not just a regular dog. he's -- he's family so he
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somebody took a part of my -- somebody would -- would even think about doing something that's just not right. you don't -- you don't do something like that. >> a nearby business shared this video of the suspect walking away with their dog. the family is hoping somebody knows anything that could help them find joey. >> ♪ >> it's a position that's received a lot of attention and controversy over the past few years. but the job of pennsylvania's attorney general has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. democrat kathleen kane resigned the office last month after she was convicted on perjury charges. well, now two men are vying for the job and hoping to start a clean slate. "action news" reporter vernon odom has their story tonight. >> reporter: it is inevitable that the shadow of ousted pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane who recently resigned after a corruption conviction pains for a race of a new ag. democratic nominee josh
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shapiro and republican state senator john rafferty. rafferty worked in the ag's office in the late 80's. he is trying to tie cane's failures around shapiro's neck arguing slap pirro has never been a courtroom prosecutor. >> the commonwealth of pennsylvania has suffered for three and a half years under someone with little experience managing that office. >> reporter: shapiro now a county commissioner was a veteran harrisburg lawmaker. by most accounts he's been a reformer and increasingly democratic montgomery county. >> i kicked out the wall street money managers in montgomery county who were costing the retirees millions of dollars issued the first marriage licenses to same-sex couples balds a budget and turned montgomery county around. >> reporter: -- shapiro hammers rafferty. >> been. >> reporter: shapiro has the democratic party establishment
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behind him from president obama to hillary clinton to governor wolf. rafferty has the first responders unions and the state chamber of commerce as he gleefully returns shapiro's volume lease. >> ag for me spanned store attorney general not aspiring governor. we all know he wants to be governor. >> reporter: this race for attorney general like so many here in pennsylvania this fall will be impacted by the clinton trump smack down. the question, how much of a drag will the loser at the top of the ticket be on key down ballot races. in fairmount park, i'm vernon odom channel6 "action news. >> from our delaware news room ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the reopening of a dover air forces base today. it's part of a 28 month long renovation project. two aircraft happened to use that new runway today to land during the ceremony. an additional part of the base is expected to be finished during the summer of 2017. >> time now to get an update
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on the friday night commute for you. >> mattmatt. >> people heading down the shore rick and monica. all approaches to the walt whitman bridge has been busy the bridge itself is very crowded headed into new jersey and 42 remains sluggish southbound offer the bridge through this pound on down to route 55. still a nice time of year to be down there at the shore points. headed toward the poconos there was a broken down vehicle on the northeast extension northbound approaching lansdale. gone now but you're still looking at speeds in the 30's coming north of plymouth meeting. and we have a new crash we're watching on the and 95 southbound side here just south of woodhaven road. it's kind of sticking out into the right lane there. you are seeing delays coming south of cornwells heights passing woodhaven through this accident scene. our crash in south philadelphia on 26th street headed toward the blab platt bridge is off to the side. still a crash on the roosevelt boulevard southbound at langdon in the outer drive by the home depot. walnut lane bridge of course is still closed and we have
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been hearing it was going to reopen monday. now that reopening is tuesday afternoon so it's been pushed back again but just a day this time and of course tomorrow is philly free streets. south street will be closed throughout the morning hours. keep that in mind as you head out on saturday morning. and enjoy your weekend rick and monica. >> you do the same. see you monday. thank you adam. still to come on "action news" friday night investigators arrest a dealers who they say mixed chicken anesthetic in the drugs they sold to see what happened. >> the dress worn by rosa parks to a plane flown by the tuskegee airmen. the african-american museum of history and culture is about to open its doors. what the president and the firings lady will to say about their contribution. adam. >> very summer like 88 in philadelphia but there's near al 30-degree drop in temperature as a cold front is approaching from the north. we'll let you know how chilly it is going to get over the upcoming weekends in accuweather. >> eagles preparing to take on the steelers at the linc this sunday two undefeated teams.
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jaime apody has a preview in sports when "action news" comes right back.
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>> officials in new york made
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a record drug bust and arrested dozens of drug dealers who they say cut their drugs with surprising and dangerous substances. investigators seized more than 70 pounds of heroin with street value of about $13 million. 25 people including suspects from pennsylvania and new jersey were arrested. officials say the dealers mixed their heroin with everything from novocaine to nail polish even chicken anesthetic. >> we allege that they sometimes used addicts as human guinea pigs to test the heroin laced with deadly cutting agents just to see if it killed them. >> officials also seized 2-kilos of fentanyl which is an opioid up to 100 times more potent than morphine. >> moment of hope today amid relentless violence in syria. a young girl was pulled alive from the rubble of a building in aleppo. rescuers delicately cleared the stones around her and they pulled her out by her own ponytail. there she is. they then rushed her to the hospital of course where she
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was photographed feeling bit better a short time later. lucky little girl. >> time for sports. jamie is here. if the eagles win sunday they might be for real. >> oh i think they are for real if they win it. >> i think i just said that. [laughter] >> there's an echo in here. >> it's a big if is what i'm saying. almost time for the keystone show down. a couple key eagles will again be missing this battle of pennsylvania. tight end zach ertz and leodis mckelvin will be back after the bye. carson wentz getting ready for his toughest test. the steelers are not the brown, they're not the bears. they should get some time back there. sam is obviously putting roof stock in this one so is rick. with so many hometown allegiances for both sides the first chance to beat their first legit team. >> everybody can win any sunday. we try to win a game this sunday. it's no, you know, different than the past two games how we approach it.
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every sunday is a test for us. >> every week is a test for us in the nfl. you know, every team in the league is good. everyone's got talent. and every game starts zero-zero so i know these guys are a good football team they're a tough football team they play physical but we'll be ready. >> i'm a bit sad. because i used to be able to just walk across the channel6 parking lot to get to sixers package. i'm the only one. the sixers have a gorgeous home that is a win-win for the team and the city of camden. today the ribbon cutterring officially opening the sixers new practice facility. 125,000 square foot complex has two gorgeous new full courts a stunning locker room that was designed to add a sense of community for the team. a restaurant staff morning and night for the players state of the art swimming pools with treadmills. you name it. largest facility in the nba and boy are the sixers proud that it's theirs. >> to be able to come in here and see our players working and see the building reflect what we're trying to do it's a fantastic area to develop to
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put in time and work to have this resource available to our professional young players, young being the key word is just a fantastic day for the organization. >> sixers open training camp tuesday. the flyers 33 open -- they open camp today. some guys still playing in the world cup. dave hakstol entering his second season who liked what he saw from the guys who were there today. >> i thought we had good practices today. we're frying to set some foundations, you know, set some basics in place, even in terms of basic systems. we try to do the same tomorrow. so it's not so much about the line combinations in day one and day two. >> phillies trying to bounce back from the loss to the mets last night as some series continues. phillies will two late leads but couldn't hold on. after yet another blown save by jaymar gomez odubel herrera added to the misery. phils fall nine-eight.
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only chase utley could turn a bad play into a good one. he beats the ground ball and wait, what? watch this again. yes, whips it behind his back to get the out. chase utley is still the man. >> yes, he is. >> how did he do that? >> pretty cool. >> all right. >> thank you jamie. >> still ahead on "action news tonight forget the elevator. these folks are taking a slower and more exciting way down to the first floor. we'll tell you why they're rappelling down the side of this tower. >> stepping outside sky6 hd looking live into center city tonight. meteorologist adam joseph with your exclusive accuweather 7-day coming up. ifferently. which means we can fix things differently. thanks for calling fios, this is ryan. you can't tell me this cord isn't in,
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>> meteorologist adam joseph is here now with again the first weekend of fall and starting to feel somewhat autumnal this week. >> it will. that temperature is going to tumble so to speak as we go into your saturday especially by sunday. as we take a look at storm tracker6 live double scan a lot of sunshine to round out the week and again, extremely warm temperatures. in fact, the lehigh valley topped off at 90 degrees today. so, the question is really did we welcome fall yesterday because the first full day was summer-like. allentown 3 degrees from the record for the date.
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philadelphia 89. 89 for wilmington today. 88 in trenton. and the atlantic city airport 87 degrees. numbers are still cooking across the area especially in inland locations. upper 80's still the poconos 78 degrees and right along the shore, temperatures there mid 60's -- 70's i should say with that wind coming in off the water but you don't have to go far inland to jump that temperature up at least 5 degrees. as we look at satellite and radar to the north there's a pencil thin line here of showers developing. that is the actual cold front that continues to slowly sink in from the north and you can see a ribbon of clouds with it as well. that will continue to push to the south and as it does, the clear sky we have early this evening will transition to a cloudy sky overnighter. could be a stray shower in northern areas but by the time the front gets towards the poconos, the moisture is going to fall apart overnight, 61 in the suburbs, 65 for center city. then as we get into your
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saturday a lot of clouds when you first wake up tomorrow so don't be alarmed if you get up and it kind of looks a little dreary out there with that cloud cover. the afternoon turning much brighter, 75 allentown, 76 in philadelphia. 74 millville. lower 70's at the shore. so, perfectly normal temperatures as we start the weekend tomorrow and then as that high continues to settle in from eastern canada especially the second half of the week we'll see the coolest temperatures since spring arrived. not only in the afternoon hours of sunday but especially sunday morning and monday morning and there could even be some high elevation frost in the cat skills, the adirondacks in new york and near the verge of the poconos, poconos should be frost free sunday night and monday night but just an indication that some of these strong high pressures coming in from canada do hold quite a bit of chilly air this time of year. sunday at 4:25 that is when
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the eagles go against the steelers. kickoff 71 degrees. by the fourth quarter 66 degrees. winds very light four to 8 miles an hour so a very nice sunday for the birds. as we look at the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast 76, clouds giving way to sun tomorrow. cooler for temple and then partly sunny or i should say mostly sunny and pleasant here on sunday, 72. don't be surprised if many of the suburbs in philadelphia stay only in the 60's for highs the second half of the weekend. clouds quickly increase here monday, 74 degrees. a weak system rolls through tuesday with a round of showers of 74 and then cooler air continues to push in behind that so temperatures go down a little on wednesday and then staying right on average on thursday and friday with temperatures in the middle 70's with a decent amount of sunshine. so, break out any kind of fall gear or fall festivities. it's going to feel that way. >> thank you sir. >> thank you. >> as cooler weather arrives.
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>> always ad libbing. smithsonian african-american museum history and culture homes tomorrow. over 3500 artifacts honor african-american history. the museum explores the history of slavery jim crow and the civil rights movement but also details the contributions of african-americans in culture sports music and film and there's an exhibit dedicated to obama's presidency. >> what the museum does do is put my presidency our work in the white house in context and explains that we were standing on the shoulders of giants. so, we're humbled that we'll be part of this story but i think we think of ourselves as a pretty small part of the story. >> the african-american museum here in philadelphia will hold a watch party tomorrow to view the grand opening of the national museum in d.c. >> all right. and still to come on "action news" a big adventure for a
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great cause. >> we'll tell you why these people are descending down one of atlantic city's tallest buildings on the outside. that story when we come right back. >> ♪
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comcast business. built for business. >> this unique fundraiser encouraged folks to rappel down a 15 story building in atlantic city today. the nonprofit big brothers big sisters of atlantic and cape play counters teamed up with over the edge. participants rappeled from the roof of the hotel in what we are assured was a completely safe environment. the event raised money to promote mentorship for children. >> that's going to do it for us. for all of us here i'm rick williams. >> join me for "action news" at 6:00. strong support for my campaign. pat toomey: he opposes an assault weapons ban and got an "a" rating from the nra.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> friday night jim is off. i'm monica malpass. the star witness takes the stanley in the bridgegate trial and the bomb squad blows up suspicious item in center city physical. the big story on "action news" the arrest of a suspect in the murder of eight-year-old little girl. police took tyhan brown into custody at his relative's home in clarkville tennessee. investigators say the child was caught in a drug war crossfire. jeanette reyes is with more. >> reporter: monica, this is a story that we followed since the very beginning. we've seen and talked to the parents as they plead for the
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community to come forward with answers and we've seen the reward for information on gaby's killer rise to more than $75,000 and now today police say they've made an arrest. >> tyhan brown was located early this morning by the united states marshals down in tennessee clarksville tennessee. i was taken into custody. >> reporter: meals say 18-year-old tyhan brown was staying at a relative's home in clarksville tennessee two days after a warrant was issued law arrested without incident and now faces a first degree murder charge. today the camden county police chief says he always believed it was just a matter of time before they would have someone in custody. >> we are a big little city. everyone in the city is related in some way shape or form or they know each other. >> reporter: the streets talk and it was those whispers that helped lead them to their firings break in the case. earlier this m

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